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Microsoft Project Introduction



The objective of this Microsoft Project training course is to be able to effectively use Microsoft Project for setting up projects, resource management, tracking progress, reporting and communicating to stakeholders.

Price €750 per person


  • Book a place on this course and pay with your credit card.5th and 6th September 2017 , 2 Days
  • Book a place on this course and pay with your credit card.28th and 29th November 2017 , 2 Days


Our Microsoft Project introduction programme is aimed at users who are new to Microsoft Project and wish to be able to create a project plan and or use, edit or update a plan developed by someone else.


Participants need no previous experience with Microsoft Project but should be comfortable using Microsoft Windows and should be able to start a Microsoft Office application, use the Help feature and open/close and save files. A basic knowledge of the principles of Project Management would be useful.


Participants will be able to:

  • Navigate the Microsoft Project application and get help
  • Take the key steps when creating a new project plan
  • Build tasks and structure the tasks (promoting / demoting tasks)
  • Incorporate milestones into the plan
  • Build task sequencing – lag/lead, dependencies, time constraints, deadlines
  • Use Views, Tables and Filters
  • Formatting the plan and printing
  • Build a resource pool and assign resources to tasks
  • Examine progress and critical path of the project
Course Outline
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Introduction and Overview
Accessing PowerPoint
Using the Help Facility
Navigating within a Presentation

Parts of the Screen
Using the Ribbons
The Presentation Views
Task Panes
Smart Tags and Options button

Creating and Saving Presentations
Opening and Closing Presentations
Document Properties

Slide Masters
Using / Viewing the Slide Master
Customising the Slide Master including Background Styles
Saving a Master Slide as a Template

Adding New Slides
Using Auto Layout Slides
Creating Customised Layouts
Using the Title and Body Sections
Entering Text
Cutting, Copying and Pasting Text
Adding Text in Outline View

Formatting Slides
Formatting Font
Text Alignment
Changing the Bullet Style
Using Different Bullet Levels
Line Spacing
Setting Indents & Tabs from the Ruler
Slide Background Colour

Checking the Presentation
Checking the Spelling of a Presentation
Checking Grammar
Style Checker

The Slide Sorter
Moving and Copying Slides
Deleting Slides

Using Smart Art
Choosing from the designs
Converting Text to SmartArt
Changing the design
Altering the colours and Textures

Building Chart Slides
Entering Data for Charts
Formatting Charts
Chart Options
Organisation Charts

Drawing Objects, e.g. Rectangles,
Editing Objects, e.g. Resizing,
Inserting and Manipulating AutoShapes
Adding and Manipulating ClipArt

Printing Multiple & Single Slides
Printing Handouts

Slide Shows
Creating a Slide Show
Adding Transition Effects
Using Animation Effects
Saving a Slide Show
Running a Slide Show

Using the ‘Tell me what you want to do’ feature

Applying a Template
Creating / Saving a Customised Templates

Course Summary and Review

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